March 4, 2017
Roma 1-2 Napoli
Kevin Strootman 89’ Dries Mertens 26’ 50’
Roma stumbles in the title race at home.
You know it was a bad day for Roma when Edin Dzeko is not on the score sheet.
Napoli went to Rome and came out victorious.
Sampdoria 3-1 Pescara
Bruno Fernandes 18’ Alberto Cerri 32’
Fabio Quagliarella 58’
Patrik Schick 68’
Sampdoria took advantage of bottom table Pescara and ended a Series of draws.
AC Milan 3-1 Chievo Verona
Carlos Bacca 24’ 70’ Jonathan De Guzman 42’(pen)
Gianluca Lapadula 82’(pen)
AC Milan made it five league matches without a defeat after two second-half goals restored their lead over Chievo Verona.
March 5, 2017
Atalanta 0-0 Fiorentina
The 2016/17 Serie A season will complete with Atalanta and Fiorentina not finding a goal against each other. It was another goalless draw that maintained the ten-point gap Atalanta enjoys over Fiorentina in the league standings.
Empoli 0-2 Genoa
Olivier Ntcham 89’
Oscar Hiljemark 90’+3’
Arguably against the run of play, two late goals gave Genoa an away victory over Empoli. The result allowed Genoa to open up a 7-point gap between the two sides, leaving Empoli sitting right above the relegation zone.
Cagliari 1-5 Inter Milan
Marco Borriello 42’ Ivan Perisic 34’ 47’
Ever Banega 39’
Mauro Icardi 67’(pen)
Roberto Gagliardini 89’
A victory that shows the change in Inter Milan’s form.
Inter Milan bounced back from their ‘3-1’ defeat to Roma by thrashing recently-promoted Cagliari.
It was Inter Milan’s revenge for their loss earlier in the season after a late own goal denied them any point in front of their home fans.
Udinese 1-1 Juventus
Duvan Zapata 37’ Leonardo Bonucci 60’
Juventus could take full advantage of Roma’s slip up against Napoli and open a wider gap. A point from Udinese was good enough to extend their lead at the of the table to 8 points.
Torino 3-1 Palermo
Andrea Belotti 73’ 76’ 81’ Andrea Rispoli 30’
Torino avoided a humiliating home defeat to relegation zoned Palermo when Andrea Belotti scored a hat-trick in 8 minutes to bring Torino from a goal behind to winning by two goals.
Crotone 0-0 Sassuolo
Crotone ended five consecutive league defeats with a goalless draw against Sassuolo.
Bologna 0-2 Lazio
Ciro Immobile 9’ 74’
Ciro Immobile scored a brace as Lazio defeated Bologna to keep up with their bid for a top-four finish in Serie A.